Lancelot Alonso Rodríguez – PASSION AND RESTRAINT –

Lancelot Alonso Rodríguez – PASSION AND RESTRAINT –

  Lancelot Alonso graduated in 1997 from the José Antonio Díaz Peláez Experimental Center for Visual Arts, where he finished elementary school. He continued his studies at the FIT School of Design in New York in 2005 and at San Alejandro Academy of Fine Arts in Havana, where he graduated in 2008. He lives and works in Havana. - Virginia Alberdi about Lancelot - 'For strong emotions, we have the work of Lancelot Alonso. On one occasion he was asked about his favorite themes and answered: “I think an important moment was that of…Read more …
Adislen Reyes Pino – PASSION AND RESTRAINT –

Adislen Reyes Pino – PASSION AND RESTRAINT –

Adislen Reyes attended San Alejandro Academy of Fine Arts until 2005 and finished her studies at the Higher Institute of Art in 2010. She has taken part in the following workshops: Artist’s Book, with Steve C. Daiber in San Alejandro (2011); Lithography, in San Alejandro (2003); Collography, with Janet Brossard and Norberto Marrero; The Multiple Trace, at ISA (2002), and Collagraphy, with José Contino, in San Alejandro (2001). She is currently a professor at San Alejandro Academy. She lives and works in Havana. - Virginia Alberdi about Adislen Reyes - 'Adislen has said about herself:…Read more …
Virginia Alberdi – PASSION AND RESTRAINT – Works by: Adislen Reyes and Lancelot Alonso

Virginia Alberdi – PASSION AND RESTRAINT – Works by: Adislen Reyes and Lancelot Alonso

In ‘Passion and Restraint’ I choose to present two young painters – Adislen Reyes Pino (Havana, 1984) and Lancelot Alonso Rodríguez (Havana, 1986) – who apply color in a very distinctive way: She, with soft, pastel tones, and he, with full intensity. The work of both revolves around eroticism. This com-mon focus is not unusual, since many artists from different generations have covered it with greater or lesser intensity; however, it allows me to introduce young creators who deal with a universal topic without turning it obscene and allowing all audiences to approach…Read more …
Graphic Explosion at the Havana Cathedral

Graphic Explosion at the Havana Cathedral

- By Virginia Alberdi - In the itineraries through Havana, there is always a stop in the Havana Cathedral Square. The magnetism of the historical center of the city, because of the paradigmatic architectural values of the American Baroque, another attractive is particularly the interest of the public space surrounded of institutions related with the cultural and social life of Cuba at present time. To understand the former statement it is necessary to transcend the regular routines of the tourist walks; to go beyond the disposition to order a Hemingway mojito in Bodeguita…Read more …